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APTOPIX Britain Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony
Fireworks illuminate the sky during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Alexander stadium in Birmingham, England, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Commonwealth Games Federation to Announce New 2026 Host Next Month

The Commonwealth Games Federation plans to announce a new host for its 2026 event in June with “multiple proposals” to replace Australia’s Victoria state, which withdrew as host in July 2023 because of a massive increase in the projected cost of staging the event. The CGF on Monday said it was keeping the proposals confidential. […]

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Spectators make their way home after play had been suspended due to heavy rain during the second day of the first cricket test match between Australia and South Africa at the Gabba stadium in Brisbane, Australia in 2012. The cricket stadium that Brisbane Olympics backers pitched as the centerpiece venue for the 2032 Summer Games is set to be demolished and rebuilt.(AP Photo/Tertius Pickard, File)

Political Leader Confirms Review of Brisbane’s 2032 Olympic Infrastructure Plans

Annastacia Palaszczuk, the Queensland state premier who headed Brisbane’s successful bid to host the 2032 Games, quit last weekend amid falling popularity and will be replaced by Steven Miles, who plans to establish an independent authority to review plans for the controversial Gabba stadium redevelopment that is one of the centerpieces of the 2032 Olympic […]

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Mark Osikoya Named CEO of Commonwealth Games England

The Commonwealth Games England have announced Mark Osikoya as the new chief executive officer. Osikoya will be replacing Paul Blanchard, who has stepped down after two successful Commonwealth Games in Australia and in Birmingham last summer. Osikoya is set to join Commonwealth Games England after eight years at the National Basketball Association, where he headed […]

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Istanbul to Host Second Edition of Global Esports Games

The Global Esports Federation has announced that the second annual Global Esports Games will be held December 14–18 in Instanbul, Turkey. A delegation from the GEF recently visited the city to meet with the local organizing committee, comprising members from the host city, the leadership from the Turkish Esports Federation and Spor Istanbul. The program […]

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Victoria, Australia, to Host 2026 Commonwealth Games

Victoria, Australia, will host the 2026 Commonwealth Games in a new regional approach to the multisport competition with events held in Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo, Ballarat and Gippsland. The Commonwealth Games Federation’s official announcement on Tuesday comes after an exclusive dialogue period between the CGF, Commonwealth Games Australia and Victoria based around the CGF’s 2026/30 Strategic […]

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Commonwealth Games to Launch Esports Competition

The Commonwealth Games will have an esports component with the launch of the inaugural Commonwealth Esports Championships and Commonwealth Esports Forum planned for Birmingham, England, in August 2022. The event is the result of a strategic partnership between the Global Esports Federation and the Commonwealth Games Federation that was first announced in May 2020. The […]

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